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MOCA names New Director: Jeffrey Deitch

MOCA’s Board of Trustees named influential New York Gallerist, Jeffrey Deitch, as the museum’s new director.

A prominent figure in the art world, Mr. Deitch has worked with such artists as Jean Michael Basquiat and Jeff Koons, in addition to founding the vanguard gallery, Deitch Projects. An avid art connoisseur, Mr. Deitch is also a an arts writer and critic. According to MOCA Board Co-Chair Maria Bell, “Jeffrey lives, eats, sleeps, and breathes art. He is passionate about contemporary art and is committed to the future of MOCA.”

Mr. Deitch will take the helm of MOCA commencing June 1, 2010.

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